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21 Tin Can Crafts and DIY Projects

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To some, an empty tin can is just trash. However, when you're a tried and true craftaholic, you see a tin can as an opportunity to make something. Tin can crafts don't have to look cheap or like, well, garbage. In fact, you can make all kinds of DIY recycled projects that look absolutely amazing. Create your own pencil holders, coasters, and even wall art using discarded tin cans! It's easier than you think. Before you know it, you'll have an arsenal of aluminum can crafts to show, display, and give away as gifts.

21 Tin Can Crafts and DIY Projects

21 Tin Can Crafts and DIY Projects
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Did you know there are hundreds of ways to make recycle crafts? Our collection of 1000+ Recycled Crafts: Crafting with Recyclable Items is filled with fun ideas for all ages. Learn how to recycle paper, tin cans, plastic bottles, and so much more.

 

 


 

Soda Can Crafts

Soda Can Butterfly Pin
 

What's more refreshing than a cold soda on a hot day? Instead of discarding the empty can, use it to create one of these genius aluminum can crafts. They can be used to make everything from cows to fairies. Colorful inks and paints help create a vibrant, can't-miss color that really catches the eye. 

 

Aluminum Can Art

Vintage Tins and Succulents DIY Planters
 

Sometimes you just need a little creative inspiration and a few unexpected supplies and you have an amazing piece of art. Use everything from twine to ribbon to create unforgettable tin can crafts. You can use your creation to store pencils or gifts, or you can add a candle and create a one-of-a-kind luminary. No matter what you choose to make, you can take pride in the fact that you created something out of recycled materials instead of throwing them away. 

 


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